Southwest Ranches, FL was founded by homeowners in 2000, who did not want their homes and land being incorporated into any neighboring towns and has a population of about 8,000 residents today. The residents wanted to preserve the rural character of the area and it is still until today mostly zoned rural residential or agricultural and there are plenty of farms, equestrian ranches, nurseries in Southwest Ranches. Homes in Southwest Ranches are typically situated on one acre lots or more to offer a country style living. Southwest Ranches offers a variety of single family homes for sale from one acre ranch style homes to large million Dollar equestrian estates that leave nothing to desire. Excellent public schools and quick access to I-75 and US-27 gets residents fast to all major towns, beaches, which make Southwest Ranches a great place to live a country life with all the amenities of a big city just minutes away.